Process Technology

The Process Technology (PTEC) program at BRCC is a program that addresses a high-demand field. It prepares individuals to become refinery, chemical, and other industry related operators. The curriculum leading to the Process Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree was developed in collaboration with local industry. It is a rigorous study of the common operating processes found in industrial plants that will prepare students for high skill, high wage jobs needed in the manufacturing industry. Upon graduation from the program, students are prepared to enter the employment market as entry-level process operators for a specialty career in a strong job market.

ptec students

In order to be eligible for admission to the Process Technology Program, the applicant must first be admitted to Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC). The Process Technology Program application and all supporting documents must be received by the designated deadlines. Applicants will not be considered for admittance to the Process Technology Program until all required documents have been submitted and the applicant’s file is complete. A copy of the application and all supporting documents should be retained by the applicant since the Process Technology Program will not return the original application or any supporting documents. Admission to the Process Technology Program is competitive and will be based on the following criteria: 1) GPA in 15 credit hours of required courses, 2) number of required courses completed with a grade of "C" or higher at BRCC and 3) student’s score on the PTEC admission test.

It is important to note that simply meeting requirements for admission to the PTEC program does not guarantee admission.